Strange mark on back - mole? Should i get a second opinion?

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I've had a mark on my back for a month or two - not entirely sure - but it started out as bright red and hurt, but now it doesn't hurt and is a little less red (but still very much red, like a scab) and it is sunken into my skin. I saw my doctor a few days ago and they told me it's a mole because the blood vessels don't disappear when you press on it. They said it looks normal and because of my age is nothing to worry about (I'm 18), but every time I go to see this doctor about something they say that: that I'm too young for it to be anything abnormal, but if this is a mole like they said, it does not look right to me, and I know that 18 year olds can get skin cancer. I have no trust in anything this doctor ever says as it is the same one who told my dad he was dying when that was not the case. They just read their notes off a screen all the time.

If anyone has any knowledge of this and could take a look at the picture of it and see what you think I would be very grateful.


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    First things first. Find another doctor. This one sounds either incompetent or more than likely just doesn't care. If you feel something is not right get a second opinion or a third or a fourth. It's hard to say but it does look quite sunken in so getting another opinion would be my best advice. Good luck.

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